process design consultant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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20 years plus EPC experience working for Fluor and Badger (now Technip) 7 years acting as owner's PMT process/technical lead overseeing EPC process deliverables issued by Fluor, Jacobs, URS (now AECOM), and Badger (now Technip) Demonstrated track record of maintaining productivity of over 100% and issuing deliverables ahead of schedule, within budget, and with no rework, every project, when acting as lead Over 45 projects associated with refining, chemicals, petrochemicals, gasification, bio-conversion, oxy-combustion (PFBC), alternate energy, food, and pharmaceutical In-depth experience with technology assessment, conceptualization, pre-FEED/FEL, FEED, detailed engineering, procurement and construction support, redesign or revamp, greenfield, brownfield, fire-rebuild, pilot plants, demo plants, first commercial plants, acting as plant engineer, MOC, and PSM Project experience range from small capital improvement projects of less than $10,000 to complex, first-of-a-kind, fast track, $400 million as built and up to $7 billion FEED packages
  • Project Management (process function)
  • Process Design (FEL, EPC, Construction/start-up)
  • Plant Engineering
  • Mentoring
  • New Technology scale-up
  • Techno-economic Assessment
  • Pilot Plant Design
Professional Experience
Process Design Consultant, 01/2010 - Present
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  • Experience includes projects using gated approach, and projects based in Middle East, North America, South America, and East Asia.
  • Supervised teams of up to 20 engineers Subjectmatter expert in design and scale-up of fluid bed reactors and design of robust fluid-solid systems As owner's PMT process manager/lead, Jessica has been responsible for quality assurance and approval of process documents issued by several engineering contractors.
  • As Principal Process Engineer, Jessica has been responsible for approval and/or issuance of heat & material balances, design basis, process description, PFDs, PI&Ds, metallurgical diagrams, equipment datasheets, instrument datasheets, relief load summary, complex loop control narratives, cause and effect tables, utility summary, emission summary, line list, battery limit conditions, tie-in list, HAZOP, licensor package technical evaluation, and vendor package review and approval.
  • Jessica has demonstrated skills in working with research in transfer of technology from concept/laboratory scale to fit-for purpose engineered commercial success.
  • There are currently over 3 billion USD of plant investments worldwide using reactors and associated equipment designed by Jessica.
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Energy Group, Confidential USA Client, Confidential Chinese Client, and Confidential USA Client Projects include confidential chemical process, oxy-combustion (PFBC), gasification, bio-waste conversion, coal flash pyrolysis, and techno-economic assessment Issued process design packages for two pilot plants Embedded owner's PMT process manager on FEED and E phase of first commercial plant for a $100 million new process Embedded plant engineer responsible for implementing MOC procedures for small to medium capital projects.
Owner's PMT Process Manager, 01/2007 - 01/2010
Apex Systems Saint James, LA,
  • Responsible for scale-up and commercial design of new gasification, oxy-combustion (PFBC), and waste conversion processes.
Principal Process Engineer, 01/1988 - 01/2007
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  • Fluor, Aliso Viejo, CA.
  • 35 projects associated with refining, chemicals, petrochemicals, alternate energy, technology assessment, licensor evaluation and selection, pilot plants, and first commercial plants.
Lead Process Engineer, 01/1981 - 01/1988
Koch Industries, Inc. City, STATE,
  • 10 projects associated with refining, chemicals, petrochemicals, licensor packages, R&D, pilot plants, new commercial plants, and techno-economic assessment Experience EPC (large projects): Process supervisor for FEED and EPC of first-of-a-kind solar grade polysilicon project.
  • TIC of 400 million USD.
  • REC silicon Process lead on FEED for debottleneck of ExxonMobil Fluid Coker.
  • TIC of 200 million USD.
  • Tesoro Process lead on FEED and EPC of demo and several commercial plants for Zsorb gasoline hydrotreaters.
  • TIC of 30 to 200 million USD.
  • ConocoPhillips and licensors Process supervisor on FEED and EPC for butane to maleic anhydride pilot plant and first commercial plant.
  • TIC of $170 million USD.
  • DuPont Process Manager on FEED and EPC for propylene to propylene oxide section of the plant.
  • TIC of 150 million USD.
  • ARCO Chemicals Embedded owner's process manager on FEED and E phase of new chemical process.
  • TIC of 100 million USD.
  • Confidential Process lead on scale-up, first commercial plant FEED and EPC for black liquor reforming to syngas.
  • TIC of 80 million USD.
  • Georgia Pacific/DOE Process lead on E phase of fast-track fire rebuilt catalytic dewaxing plant.
  • TIC of 55 million USD.
  • Shell EPC (small to medium projects) Process lead or engineer on E phase of new, revamp, and redesign refinery projects: CCR, FCCU (reactor/regen loop), Crude Unit, Diesel Hydrotreaters, Gasoline Hydrotreaters, Delayed Coker, Amine, Sour Water Stripper (phenolic and non-phenolic), and Sulfur Unit Process engineer on FEED and EPC of multi-product intermediate pharmaceutical batch manufacturing facility.
  • TIC of 25 million USD.
  • Confidential Process engineer on FEED and EPC of manufacturing facility for a new chocolate formulation.
  • TIC of 20 million USD.
  • Cadbury Process lead/engineer on numerous small to medium capital improvement projects from 10,000 USD to 10 million USD using MOC procedures Concept, pre-FEED, FEED Client process manager on FEED and cost estimate for a 12,000 TPD petcoke to methane new gasification process.
  • TIC of 7 billion USD.
  • GreatPoint Energy Client process manager on pre-FEED and cost estimate for 400 TPD petcoke to fuel new gasification demo plant.
  • TIC of 140 million USD.
  • Rocketdyne Energy Group Client process manager on pre-FEED and cost estimate for petcoke to EOR steam new oxy-combustion (PFBC) process.
  • TIC of 2.1 billion USD.
  • Rocketdyne Energy Group Lead process on concept, pre-FEED, and techno-economic assessment of numerous land and FPSO based processes including Fischer-Tropsch (Sasol, Synthroleum), MTO (Mobil), gas to ethylene (ExxonMobil), gasification, waste (algae, grass, wood, human and hospital) and coal conversion, alternate energy, and coal combustion (AFBC, oxy, PFBC) Licensor and Process Design Packages Szorb gasoline hydrotreating licensor package- multiple Vinyl chloride monomer licensor package - multiple Phthalic Anhydride licensor package Bio-waste conversion pilot plant - multiple Coal flash pyrolysis pilot plant Coal combustor pilot plant Wood to charcoal pilot plant Methane redox pilot plant Licensor Evaluation CCR, Gasoline Hydrotreating, and Petrochemicals using Kepner-Tregoe methodology Technology Scale-up Lead process on design of 8 pilot/demo plants Lead process on design of 5 first commercial plants Subjectmatter Expert Fluid Bed Reactors: Bubbling, circulating, spout, down flow, vacuum to >500 psig, ambient to >1,900F, scale-up, design, pilot plant, demo plant, commercial plants > 50' ID, catalytic and non-catalytic, AFBC and PFBC Fluid-solids Systems Liaison Engineering Others Fixed Bed Reactors: Concept design, vendor supplied, tubular and non-tubular, up to 30' ID Process Modelling and Simulation Oversaw development and issuance of process models created by other engineers using most commercially available simulators including ASPEN, HYSIS, and PRO/II.
Education and Training
Masters Chemical: , Expected in
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MBA: , Expected in
Boston University - ,
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Bachelor: Chemical Engineering, Expected in
University College London - ,
Status - Chemical Engineering
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  • Boston University
  • University College London

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  • Process Design Consultant
  • Owner's PMT Process Manager
  • Principal Process Engineer
  • Lead Process Engineer


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